Crime Stoppers: Home Invasion In Catoosa County

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Crime Stoppers and the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information regarding a home invasion that occurred in Ringgold.   

On Tuesday, July 15, between the hours of 10 and 11 a.m., a home invasion occurred in Ringgold, off of Dietz Road. The victim reported that she heard the doorbell ring and saw a black male on the front porch holding a package. The victim opened the door and signed for the package. After the suspect set down the package, he stood up holding a pistol. A second black male appeared on the porch with another pistol. The victim and her husband were then bound as the two suspects went through the house. During a canvas of the neighborhood, a resident described seeing two black males standing on Sandra Drive (in a subdivision behind Grant Drive) at approximately 1:30 a.
m. in an area from  which the victim’s residence could be seen.
    
The first suspect was 5’-8”, average build, and had a dark complexion. He was wearing a black ball cap, dark shirt, and a lightweight jacket. His hair was very short or shaved and he did not have any facial hair. The second suspect was 6’-2”-6’-3”, slim build, and had a lighter brown complexion.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers. A confidential call could result in a cash reward.

Call Crime Stoppers at 423 698-3333.


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